Quotes on Peace


Quotes on the subject of peace by Sri Chinmoy:

Can be achieved
When the power of love
The love of power.”

– Sri Chinmoy1

“Peace does not mean the absence of war, peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness. Peace means a flood of love in the world family.”

– Sri Chinmoy2

“What does peace do? Peace blossoms. What else? Peace spreads. What else? Peace illumines. What else? Peace fulfils.”

– Sri Chinmoy3

“If we can invoke Peace and then offer it to somebody else, we will see how Peace expands from one to two persons, and gradually to the world at large.”

– Sri Chinmoy4

“Peace-loving is my heart.
I wish, like my heart,
For all nations to be
Peace-loving. ”
– Sri Chinmoy5

“How can I have peace?
Not by talking about peace,
But by walking
Along the road of peace.”

– Sri Chinmoy6

“A peaceful world
Is an immediate, utter and absolute

– Sri Chinmoy7

“May peace-dreamers
And peace-lovers
Occupy the length and breadth
Of the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy8

“A heart of peace
Is always the best

– Sri Chinmoy7

“We do not need
Heaven-born saints
But just earth-born seekers
Who believe in peace
And want to live in peace.”

Sri Chinmoy9

“I heave a sigh when my mind becomes a victim to searing conflicts.
I become a singing bird when my life becomes the breath of peace.”

– Sri Chinmoy10

“Peace is something spontaneous; it is something that unites us. Peace is something that we have to spread. But unless and until we have peace deep within us, we can never hope to have peace in the outer world.”

– Sri Chinmoy11

“Man invents war. Man discovers peace. He invents war from without. He discovers peace from within. War man throws. Peace man sows. The smile of war is the flood of human blood. The smile of peace is the love, below, above.”

– Sri Chinmoy12

“Peace is the whole truth that wishes to enrapture humanity. War is the whole falsehood that wants to capture humanity. Peace begins in the soul and ends in the heart. War begins in the mind and ends in the body.”

– Sri Chinmoy12

“War forgets peace. Peace forgives war. War is the death of the life human. Peace is the birth of the Life Divine. Our vital passions want war. Our psychic emotions desire peace.”

– Sri Chinmoy12

“This world of ours has everything save and except one thing: peace. And this peace has to start from within. If I have peace of mind, then only can I be of help to you. If you have peace of mind, then only can you be of help to me.”

– Sri Chinmoy13

“This world of ours has everything except one thing: peace. Everybody wants and needs peace, whether he be a child or an octogenarian.”

– Sri Chinmoy,14

“World peace can blossom throughout the length and breadth of the world only when the world-peace-dreamers, world-peace-lovers and world-peace-servers desperately, sleeplessly and breathlessly long for the full manifestation of peace here on earth.”

Sri Chinmoy,15

Is not the fault-finder
Of the world.
Is the fault-mender
Of the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy,16

“If you do not find peace inside your own heart, then you will not find it anywhere else on earth.”

– Sri Chinmoy17

“When we listen to the Inner Voice, our outer life becomes full of peace.”

– Sri Chinmoy18

“To come back to the secret of inner peace, our questioning and doubting mind is always wanting in peace. Our loving and dedicated heart is always flooded with inner peace. “

– Sri Chinmoy,19

“Man thinks his mind’s love for world power and his heart’s love for world peace can live together. Indeed, this is the height of man’s stupidity.”

– Sri Chinmoy10

“Not by talking, but by praying
And becoming something good,
Can we offer peace to the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy20

“No price is too great to pay for inner peace. Peace is the harmonious control of life. It is vibrant with life-energy. It is a power that easily transcends all our worldly knowledge.”

– Sri Chinmoy21

“God has not forgotten
To give us peace.
He is just waiting for us
To ask for it.”

– Sri Chinmoy22

“Poor is he
Who does not have peace.
Poorer is he
Who does not need peace.
Poorest is he
Who does not want to hear
People talking about peace.”

– Sri Chinmoy22

Is peace-sea.”

– Sri Chinmoy23

Is the oneness-bridge
Between my satisfaction
And the world’s satisfaction.”

– Sri Chinmoy23

Is not in self-assertive

– Sri Chinmoy23

Is in God-assertive

– Sri Chinmoy23

“I enjoy peace
Only when I am not afraid
Of changing my stubborn mind.”

– Sri Chinmoy23

“The greatest misfortune that can come to a human being is to lose his inner peace. No outer force can rob him of it. It is his own thoughts, his own actions, that rob him of it.”

– Sri Chinmoy,24

Is in self-conquest.”

– Sri Chinmoy23

“Once we have this inner peace, world peace can be achieved in the twinkling of an eye.”

– Sri Chinmoy25

“My inner peace
Does not select anybody,
Does not reject anybody.
My inner peace
Always self-givingly projects itself.”

– Sri Chinmoy26

“We own peace only after we have totally stopped finding fault with others. We have to feel the whole world as our very own.”

– Sri Chinmoy,24

“Our soul lives in Peace and lives for Peace. If we live a life of peace, we are ever enriched and never impoverished. Unhorizoned is our inner peace; like the boundless sky, it encompasses all.”

– Sri Chinmoy,24

“Peace is something that we become. Once we become peace, then only can we give peace to the world and receive peace from the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy27

“Peace is our inner wealth. This inner wealth we can bring to the fore only when we expect nothing from the outer world and everything from the Supreme Pilot within us, at God’s Choice Hour”

– Sri Chinmoy28

“This mind is the doubting mind, and in the doubting mind we can never feel the presence of peace. We can feel the presence of peace only in the loving heart.”

– Sri Chinmoy28

“When there is a feeling
Of supremacy,
There can be no peace,
For peace is only in oneness.”

– Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 13, Agni Press, 1999

“God’s Manifestation-Motto
Is so simple:
Peace within, peace without,
Peace between two thoughts,
Peace between two individuals,
Peace between Heaven and earth.”

– Sri Chinmoy,29

“Only the peace-dreamers,
And peace-servers
Can transform the world.”

– Sri Chinmoy,30

“Nature’s beauty helps us
To be as vast as possible,
As peaceful as possible
And as pure as possible.”

– Sri Chinmoy,31

“If peace is not
In Nature’s beauty,
Then where is it, where?”

– Sri Chinmoy,32

“Right now fear, doubt, anxiety, tension and disharmony are reigning supreme. But there shall come a time when this world of ours will be flooded with peace. Who is going to bring about that radical change? It will be you: you and your sisters and brothers, who are an extension of your reality-existence. It will be you and your oneness-heart, which is spread throughout the length and breadth of the world. Peace is unity. Peace is oneness, within and without.”

– Sri Chinmoy, My Heart’s Salutation To Australia, Part 2, Agni Press, 1976

“Peace is a stranger to the rigid mind. Peace is a guest of the flexible heart.”

“If you have inner peace, nobody can force you to be a slave to the outer reality.”

“Peace is the greatest triumph of my heart’s universal oneness.”

“How can you have even an iota of peace if you do not catch your ego-thief?”

“The real in me longs for peace.
The unreal in me longs for power.”

“My heart dreams of peace, while my mind dreams of supremacy.””

– Sri Chinmoy,33


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  27. Sri Chinmoy, Talk on Peace, Ohio, February 12th, 1974 []
  28. Sri Chinmoy, Talk on Peace, Ohio, February 12th, 1974 [] []
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  31. Sri Chinmoy, Silence calls me, Agni Press, 1993 []
  32. Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 49, Agni Press, 2008 []
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